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Lance Armstrong's foundation can go on without him

Oct 17, 2012
The Lance Armstrong Foundation has rebranded itself as Livestrong, so the cyclist's doping scandal may well have little if any effect on the organization he founded to help cancer patients.
Posted In: Charity, endorsements, lance armstrong, livestrong, Nike

Cyndi Lauper on advocating for LGBT youth

Jul 6, 2012
The singer-songwriter discusses her motivations behind trying to help LGBT homeless youth with her True Colors Fund.
Posted In: LGBT, gay, transgender, Cyndi Lauper, homeless, Charity

Doping charges brought against Lance Armstrong

Jun 14, 2012
The agency that monitors drugs in sports is bringing formal doping charges against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Armstrong has denied the allegations, but how will the charges affect his charitable organization Livestrong?
Posted In: Sports, Charity, cancer

Celebrity charities: How bad press affects donations

Jun 14, 2012
The U.S. agency that monitors drugs in sports has filed new doping charges against Lance Armstrong. Philanthropy expert Sandra Miniutti tells us what happens when bad press hits a charity's figurehead.
Posted In: Sports, Charity

Hungary finds creative solution to help the poor

Mar 9, 2012
Almost all the $7.5 billion worth of Hungarian banknotes in circulation pass through the Hungarian Central Bank annually, to make sure they are clean, untorn and suitable to be used to buy and sell things. The rest can be burned to serve as fuel for the poor.
Posted In: hungary, Money, Charity

Haiti marks earthquake’s second anniversary

Jan 12, 2012
Though billions of dollars of aid was promised after the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti two years ago, much reconstruction work remains to be done.
Posted In: Haiti, Haiti After the Earthquake, Charity

The 411 on mobile giving

Jan 12, 2012
A just-released study says texting donations for crises like the Haiti earthquake could become the new norm.
Posted In: Charity, Haiti

Charitable giving swells in December

Dec 27, 2011
December is a big month for charities, and even in tough times, Americans are giving to those in need.
Posted In: Charity, Charitable giving, holiday

Not exactly aiding relief

Dec 22, 2011
Popular online ads for famine victims don't benefit actual famine victims.
Posted In: Charity, aid, advertising

Not all "Books for Charity" go to charity

Dec 13, 2011
For-profit book recycler behind popular donation program sells many of the books received.
Posted In: Charity, Books

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